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This definitive book on games offers rules, strategies and odds for more than 250 games.Third Revised Edition. Glossary 362 Pgs. 2001
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There are instructions, scoring and strategy for over 200 card games, dice games, parlor games, word games, chess, checkers, and backgammon. 285 Pgs. 1970
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In 'Catch Me if You Can', Frank W. Abagnale recounted his youthful career as a master imposter and forger. In 'The Art of the Steal', Abagnale tells the remarkable story of how he parlayed his knowledge of cons and scams into a successful career as a consultant on preventing financial foul play - while showing you how to identify and outsmart perpetrators of fraud. Technology may have made it easier to track down criminals, but cyberspace has spawned a skyrocketing number of ways to commit...
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This great classic subtitled "A Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty One" has sold a over one million copies since the 1960's when it was originally published. Thorp is considered the Father of Modern Blackjack Play. His theories helped develop a count system that revolutionized the way players and casinos look at the game. An absolute must-have for anyone who intends to play blackjack. All current forms of beating blackjack stem from this single work. Includes perforated cards and is a new...
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Royer concentrates on the weakest points of each major casino game--blackjack, roulette, craps, slots, pai gow poker, and let it ride, among them--and shows you how to use the short-term profit structure. He explains why traditional strategies (card counting among them) no longer work and how to manage your profits. The author has more than 20 years of casino experience and research under his belt. 282 Pgs. 2004
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In his long career as a confidence man, Joseph “Yellow Kid” Weil swindled the public of more than eight million dollars and established the reputation for robbery and trickery. Always beating the police at their own game, “Yellow Kid” used phony oil deals, women, fixed races, and an endless list of other tricks to best an increasingly gullible public. One day, he was Dr. Henri Reuel, a noted geologist who traveled around and told his hosts that he was a representative for a big oil company,...
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Player/writer/consultant Royer has put together a wealth of tips and step-by-step- techniques for enhancing the casino gaming experience. Covers why splitting 10's is a bad idea; why you should always split aces and eights; why insurance is a sucker bet; why casinos hate soft hands; how the number 17 can make or break your hand; why all 21 games are not the same; how to find a casino that gives you the best chance, and much more. Contains 15 chapters including discussions of the single deck...
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There are trivia books and there are unusual trivia books. This is one of the latter, though it covers a not-so-unusual topic. According to the back cover, this is for the major league couch potato, the life-long season ticket holder or the person teaching the game to a beginner. According to popular readership, it's one of the best and most interesting books about pitching, hitting, running, fielding, and other activities on the baseball field. It handles practical information and unique...
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Royer covers a lot of territory in this book starting with the answer to what appears to be (but isn't) an easily answered question: What is a Slot Machine? His detailed chapters include Reel Slots: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly; Reel Spinners; Progressives; and Video Slots. Half the book is devoted to How to be A Winner, which includes keys to winning, odds and ends, Vegas stories and tales. A final section discusses the pseudo-RGN, slot strategies, questions and answers and a slot quiz....
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Subtitled 'The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker'. Blood Aces tells the astonishing story of Benny Binion—a rip-roaring saga of murder, money and the making of Las Vegas. Benny Binion was many things: A cowboy, a pioneering casino owner, a gangster, a killer, and founder of the hugely successful World Series of Poker. Blood Aces is the tale of Binion’s crucial role in shaping modern Las Vegas. From a Texas backwater, Binion rose to prominence on a...
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For many performers, stage life and real life are separate identities. For master illusionist Harry Houdini, the two were inextricably linked. In this widely acclaimed biography, Ruth Brandon shows how Houdini’s obsession with his own mortality drove him to create death-defying stunts that not only captivated the public but also subdued his own raging psychological demons. As Brandon relates Houdini’s methods of escape, she asks: What was he trying to escape from? Her exploration of the...
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Fooled by Randomness is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are The Black Swan, Antifragile, and The Bed of Procrustes. Now in a striking new hardcover edition, Fooled by Randomness is the word-of-mouth sensation that will change the way you think about business and the world. Nassim Nicholas...